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Age-Adjusted Hospital Discharge Rates for Ulcer/Inflammation/Infection (ULCER) as First-Listed Diagnosis per 1,000 Diabetic Population, by Sex, United States, 1988–2007

From 1988 to 2007, hospital discharge rates for ULCER as first-listed diagnosis per 1,000 diabetic population showed a decreasing trend for both males and females. In 2007, the hospital discharge rate for ULCER was 6.4 for males and 5.1 for females.

Graph showing Age-Adjusted Hospital Discharge Rates for  Ulcer/Inflammation/Infection (ULCER) as First-Listed Diagnosis per 1,000 Diabetic Population, by Sex, United States, 1988–2007. Links for data figures, sources, methodology and data limitations, and detailed tables follow this figure.

 

YearSex
MaleFemale
RateStd ErrorRateStd Error
19889.01.38.01.5
19899.61.17.71.0
199010.01.17.20.9
199110.41.26.20.5
19929.91.07.00.7
199310.41.06.90.7
199410.20.96.50.7
199511.21.25.00.4
19969.61.04.80.4
19978.30.84.70.4
19986.90.74.80.4
19996.70.75.50.6
20006.30.65.80.7
20016.40.66.20.7
20027.90.75.70.6
20039.00.85.30.5
20049.00.84.70.4
20057.60.64.40.4
20066.80.64.80.5
20076.40.75.10.8

 

Methods and Limitations

Data Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), National Center for Health Statistics, Division of Health Care Statistics, data from the National Hospital Discharge Survey and Division of Health Interview Statistics, data from the National Health Interview Survey.  Data computed by personnel in CDC's Division of Diabetes Translation, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion.

 

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